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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Thirst at night: The most common cause is blockage of your nasal passages (i.e., allergies) which force you to breath through your mouth, which is a really dehydrating ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Increased thirst =: excessive desire to drink - unquenchable thirst.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanford Yau
15 years experience Endocrinology
Many causes: Your symptoms could be due to numerous disease process but as an endocrinologist, I would advise you to get checked out by a doctor or other professio ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many: Aside from diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus can also cause thirst. Other causes: anxiety, medication side effects, stress, dehydration, thyroid ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes;be worried: A cardinal sign of diabetes mellitus, an epidemic illness in our society, is increased thirst.Please get tested for dm.I recommend a hba1c as a random ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Not uncommon: The prep for colonoscopy can result in dehydration due to the loss of fluids through the stools. Increasing your water and fluid intake should help ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Check blood sugar!!!: Hi. See your doctor and get a fasting serum glucose, an A1c, or/and a glucose tolerance test to check for diabetes. If they're normal, then you can ch ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Thirst and weight: What you do is go to your doctor and explain your condition. You will asked a number of questions, you will be examined and management advice given. Y ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: A 'sudden" something to our body, understandably, results from sudden impact to nerve system - notably sympathetic, at fear/fright/flight chain, or dr ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Most common cause: would be elevated blood sugar even though you think it is under "control". There are other physical and psychological causes that your doctor could ev ... Read More
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